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103. Copts gripped by fear

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103. Copts gripped by fear
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March 27,2011
Author: 
Nādir Shukrī
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Sarah Lotfy
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Coptic Christians in al-Minya are living in a state of grief and panic these days after the appearance of 'Alī Husayn Alī, who declared himself a leader of an organized gang to maintain control over two villages in the Upper Egyptian governorate.

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5. What is wrong with the monks of Abu Fana?

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5. What is wrong with the monks of Abū Fānā?
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p. 5
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26-06-2008
Author: 
Sa‘id ‘Abd al-Khaliq
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Nuhayr ‘Ismat
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Sa‘īd ‘Abd al-Khāliq writes about the recent incidents that took place at the Abū Fānā Monastery.

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4. Too horrendous a crime

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4. Too horrendous a crime
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p. 1
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29-06-2008
Author: 
Robeir al-Faris
Media coverage of the Ab&#363 F&#257n&#257 incidents and other issues with Muslim-Christian relations
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The author compares various media treatments of the Abu Fana incidents and other recent issues in Muslim-Christian relations. He asserts that the media treatment of the incidents was insufficient and influenced by the government.

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3. Those confounded maps

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3. Those confounded maps
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p. 1
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29-06-2008
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Nader Shukry
Border disputes over Ab&#363 F&#257n&#257 monastery
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A special committee led by the governor of Minya travels to Abū Fānā in order to draw the borders of the monastery after brutal attacks. The committee departed the area without a conclusion after much debate over conflicting maps. Officials insist the attacks were not a crime but a land dispute and have yet to pursue the culprits.

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4. Attacks against the Coptic Orthodox Monastery of Abu Fana [2]

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4. Attacks against the Coptic Orthodox Monastery of Abū Fānā [2]
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June 14-20
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Katia Saqqa
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While the uproar in the wake of the first attack against the Abū Fānā monastery continues, monks were again attacked and stoned by people from the tribal communities. Heated discussions and debates on the issue are still being reported in the media. Muslims accuse the monks of killing a young man and the church has presented a list of six urgent demands to President Husnī Mubārak.

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31. Egyptian monastery under custodianship of Supreme Council of Antiquities

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31. Egyptian monastery under custodianship of Supreme Council of Antiquities
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p. 62
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June 14-20, 2008
Author: 
Rajab al-Murshidi
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El Torjoman International
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Rajab al-Mūrshidi holds the Supreme Council of Antiquities accountable for the various problems related to monasteries in Egypt.

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30. Who fires on Egypt’s monasteries and monks?

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30. Who fires on Egypt’s monasteries and monks?
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p. 12
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11-06-2008
Author: 
Yusuf Wahib
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El Torjoman International
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Yūsuf Wahīb comments on monks and monasteries in Egypt and discusses monks’ important role in the country since Roman times.

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21. Altercation between Al-Jama‘ah al-Islamiyah and the church over sedition statement

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21. Altercation between Al-Jamā‘ah al-Islamīyah and the church over sedition statement
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p. 10
Date of source: 
12-06-2008
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Ahmad Imbabi, Michael ‘Adil
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El Torjoman International
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Al-Jamā‘ah al-Islamīyah has issued a statement claiming that the Coptic Orthodox Church calls for sectarian tension.

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44. Security precautions for Pope Shenouda’s visit to Minya

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44. Security precautions for Pope Shenouda’s visit to Minyā
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p. 4
Date of source: 
26-05-2008
Author: 
Lutis Kiwan, Sami Jad al-Haq
Reviewer: 
Nuhayr ‘Ismat
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Lutis Kiwān and Sāmī Jād al-Haq report on Pope Shenouda’s visit to Minyā.

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